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Slackers Or Hunters? Brain Size Makes The Difference

Whether a fish likes to hunt down its food or wait for dinner to arrive is linked to the composition of its brain, a University of Guelph researcher has revealed. Prof. Rob McLaughlin has discovered that foraging behaviour of brook trout is related to the size of a particular region in the fish’s brain. “We…

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Opening Day – 2010

It started out typical of previous Opening Days – with Dave up and “at ’em” earlier than me.  He started his day be fishing some creeks and rivers and then onto Lake Eugenia, where he caught a few small brook (speckled) trout. I later met Dave in the afternoon in Orangeville, and we decided to…

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Newfoundland Record Brook Trout?

I’ve had a couple of emails forwarded to me with an image that purports to show a “Tom Turnbull” of Labrador City, Newfoundland holding a very large speckled (brook) trout. The email suggests that Mr. Tom Turnbull recently caught the 17lb trout near “his cabin.” Turns out that someone is probably playing a trick or…

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